President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud, campaign finance violations, and lying to Congress. Prosecutors said some of those crimes were done on Trump’s behalf and others were directed by Trump himself.

At his hearing in lower Manhattan, an emotional Cohen told the judge that he covered up “dirty deeds” for Trump in acts of “blind loyalty.”

“I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to,” Cohen said, “the personal ones to me and those involving the President of the United States of America.”

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